|author||Ben Hutchings <email@example.com>||2013-02-07 22:02:22 +0000|
|committer||Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2013-02-07 22:17:25 +0000|
ethtool.8: Improve description of --test option
There were numerous grammatical errors in these descriptions, combined with poor formatting. Describe each mode under a separate heading. Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <email@example.com>
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.B \-t \-\-test
Executes adapter selftest on the specified network device. Possible test modes are:
-defines test type:
-(default) means to perform full set of tests possibly causing normal operation interruption during the tests,
+Perform full set of tests, possibly interrupting normal operation
+during the tests,
-means to perform limited set of tests do not interrupting normal adapter operation,
+Perform limited set of tests, not interrupting normal operation,
-means to perform external-loopback test in addition to other offline tests.
+Perform full set of tests, as for \fBoffline\fR, and additionally an
.B \-s \-\-change
Allows changing some or all settings of the specified network device.